Indian police play down mob attack on Christian meeting.
April 18 Worldwatch Monitor
Christian families have fled their homes in eastern India after telling police a Hindu nationalist mob had attacked a church fellowship meal, only to be met with attempts to silence them.
Pastor Kasi Ram told World Watch Monitor that only three Christian families remained in the village of Bakel – in Chhattisgarh state, governed by the Hindu nationalist BJP party – after a mob physically attacked attendees.....
Three Christian places of worship attacked in Kerala.
April 18, Asian News
The most recent episode took place yesterday, when some unknown criminals entered the cemetery of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ in Ukkinadka, in the district of Kasaragod, and destroyed the cross that stood in the burial place. Then the vandals damaged another seven tombs.
On 10 April a pastoral center was attacked, where 150 students were in retreat. On Holy Saturday, an .....
FIACONA condoles the passing away of The Suffragan Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Athanasius.
April 18 Statement
FIACONA condoles the passing away of The Suffragan Metropolitan Geevarghese Mar Athanasius of Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church. The Bishop died on April 18 due to prolonged liver and kidney related complications in a private hospital in Kochi, India. He was 74 years old.